You can’t save everyone. It was one of the first things they taught you as a Shephard, and one of few lessons that had made it into the morning prayers.
“–and welcome those who’ve lost their way.”
Two years, give or take, since she’d taken up the role, and she could still count her losses on one hand. She’d done better than she’d had any right to expect, but it wasn’t good enough. She’d lost everything when the portal had torn her from her reality, all she had left was helping those other unfortunete few who shared her fate.
“To separate the sheep from wolves. To raise arms and alarm. To guide and gaurd. We stand watch.”
“We stand watch.”